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Black History Month celebration concludes with Jabali Afrika on Feb. 29

Jabali Afrika
2/13/2012 —

 

AFRO-ROCK SOUND BLENDS AFRICAN MUSIC WITH MODERN STYLE
Noon, Wednesday, Feb. 29, Forum Theatre

WOMEN OF VISIONS EXHIBIT
Runs until Feb. 24, Art Gallery

Penn State New Kensington concludes its celebration of Black History Month at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 29, with a performance by Jabali Afrika in the Forum Theatre. The four musicians' afro-rock sound blends authentic African music with modern styles.

The multimedia exhibit showcasing the works of Women of Vision Inc., a nonprofit women's art collective based in Pittsburgh, runs through Feb. 24. Quilts, drawings, photographs, prints and paintings are represented in the 36-piece display created by African-American artists. The gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and noon to 5 p.m. weekends.

All events are free to the public.

For more information, contact Lauren Blum, student events coordinator, at ldb14@psu.edu or 724-334-6063.

 

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